Selected financial data of the Deutsche Telekom Group.
Here you can find information about our mid and long-term Group development based on earnings and key financial figures. Since the 2005 financial year, Deutsche Telekom AG has been reporting according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). The financial figures from 2004 and previous years were based on the German GAAP.
Financial data of the Group
a Calculated on the basis of millions for greater precision. Changes to percentages expressed as percentage points.
b Deutsche Telekom defines EBITDA as profit/loss from operations before depreciation, amortization and impairment losses.
c EBITDA, EBITDA adjusted for special factors, net debt, and free cash flow are non-GAAP figures not governed by the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). They should not be viewed in isolation as an alternative to profit or loss from operations, net profit or loss, net cash from operating activities, the debt reported in the consolidated statement of financial position, or other Deutsche Telekom key performance indicators presented in accordance with IFRS. For detailed information and calculations, please refer to the section on “Development of business in the Group” of the Group management report in this Annual Report.
d Based on shareholders’ equity excluding amounts earmarked for dividend payments, which are treated as current liabilities.
e Current finance lease receivables were previously reported in net cash from operating activities. Since 2007 they have been reported under net cash from/used in investing activities. Prior-year figures have been adjusted accordingly.
f Before cash outflows totaling EUR 0.1 billion in 2007 for investments in parts of Centrica PLC taken over by T-Systems UK as part of an asset deal. Figures for 2006 include payments for the acquisition of licenses totaling EUR 3.3 billion; and figures for 2005 include payments for the acquisition of network infrastructure and licenses in the United States totaling EUR 2.1 billion.
g Since the beginning of the 2007 financial year, Deutsche Telekom has defined free cash flow as cash generated from operations less interest paid and net cash outflows for investments in intangible assets (excluding goodwill) and property, plant and equipment. Prior-year figures have been adjusted accordingly.
h Calculation of basic and diluted earnings per share in accordance with IFRS as specified in IAS 33, “Earnings per share.” The share to ADS ratio is 1:1.
i Subject to approval by the shareholders' meeting. For more detailed explanations, please refer to Note 27 in the notes to the consolidated financial statements, “Dividend per share.”
j Including treasury shares held by Deutsche Telekom AG.